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Lakota coach chosen for state Hall of Fame

 

Last updated 1/19/2013 at 1:46pm

Dale Pine Sr.

Coach Lyle “Dusty” LeBeau has led countless numbers of Oglala Lakota youth to success on and off the basketball court during his 25 years of coaching hoops on the Pine Ridge reservation. He will be officially recognized as a member of the South Dakota Sports Hall of Fame in April 2013.

PORCUPINE, SD—Lyle “Dusty” LeBeau, an Oglala Lakota from Porcupine, has been chosen to enter the South Dakota Sports Hall of Fame.

LeBeau is one of 11 South Dakotans selected to enter the Hall of Fame this year.

He is joined by golfer Kris Tschetter, Olympian Rod DeHaven and coaches Gary Munsen, Don Meyer, Bob Schroeder and Curt Fredrickson. In addition, several athletes were selected for the honor, including Harold Thune, LeRoy Carlson and James A. “Pev” Evans. Also, referee Pal Christensen will be inducted in April 2013 along with the other nominees.

LeBeau is among a very ex...



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